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Living Life

I have been writing less frequently because I am too busy living life. I have had very little pain since starting Voltaren. I must say I much rather be living life then just be blogging about it! Even my hands haven't been getting painfully cold or turning colors lately!

This weekend I went to a Temple admitted students day. It was so much fun to see the campus again  and even more exciting since I will be there next year! The fact I am going to be in college next year has not totally sunk in yet.

The only think I am freaking out about a bit is orientation, since freshman sign up for their courses when they go to orientation. The earlier you go the better selection you have. The assistant dean of the College of Education was encouraging me to go to the first or second one. The first one is June 27(or that weekend anyway) and I am having surgery on June 24. I was really hoping to wait till after I was off crutches, but after talking to the assistant dean I decided I might be better off going as soon as possible even if I am still on crutches. When I told him why I couldn't go to the first one he said I should contact disability services if I am still having mobility issues when college starts. He was really nice, but there is no way I will let that be an issue by August. I am a bit frustrated by the fact I will probably be on crutches for orientation, but on the bight side I was walking around for the majority of the day and my joints were only minimally achy at the end of the day.

I acquired a bunch of TU swag over the course of the day!



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